Great Business Environment
Estonia scores consistently high as business-friendly environment. It ranks #21 globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index thanks to its business friendly policy-making and low levels of red tape, and #3 in terms of countries with small populations. More importantly, within this index it ranks as the seventh best global location for “trading across borders”.
Business environment is supported by a simple, unique and stable flat-rate tax system, which encourages long-term value creation. There is no tax on retained profits, no withholding tax on interest or dividends, and there are numerous double taxation treaties, facilitating efficient flows and long-term planning.